Fresno Pacific University celebrated 2023 New Student Orientation Thursday, August 17, 2023. Faculty, staff and returning students were on hand to happily help about 600 people—including 200 new freshmen and 50 transfer students—move into residence halls and enjoy a day of welcoming events on the main campus, 1717 S. Chestnut Ave., Fresno.

Activities included:

  • 9:00 a.m.- Noon Resident Students Move-in Warkentine Culture and Arts Center 
  • 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Freshmen BBQ-Students/Families Alumni Plaza
  • 1:15-1:45 p.m. Welcome To FPU-All Students/Families Special Events Center
  • 3:00-3:30 p.m. Jamba Juice-Students/Families Alumni Plaza
  • 4:45-5:45 p.m. We Are FPU-All Students/Families Special Events Center
  • 6:00-7:15 p.m. BBQ on the Green-All Students/Families McDonald Hall Green
  • 7:30-9:00 p.m. Game Night! Big Prizes-Students only Shehadey Dining Hall

(FPU photo by Marina Garnica)


Wayne Steffen
Associate Director of Publications and Media Relations